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Steen Harle Hansen

Steen Harle Hansen

Associate Professor

Primary fields of research

Dark matter particle properties, and characteristics of dark matter structures.

Current research

I am presently trying to understand and measure properties of equilibrated dark matter structures such as density and velocity anisotropy profiles. I also search an understanding of the origin of hot gas properties, such as temperature and density profiles.

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Might we eventually understand the origin of the dark matter velocity anisotropy?

    Hansen, S. H. 2009 In : Astrophysical Journal. 694, 2, p. 1250-1255

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  2. Published

    Measuring the dark matter velocity anisotropy in galaxy clusters

    Hansen, S. H. & Piffaretti, R. 2007 In : Astronomy & Astrophysics. 476, 3, p. L37-L40 3 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

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